2018 Geek-A-Long Leaderboards

The five-year anniversary of the Geek-A-Long is a lot like the first time I rode a roller coaster. The excitement as my mom drove us to Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. The fleeting moments of doubt and fear as we stood in line to get in and then the crippling anxiety and fear as we queued up to ride the Blue Streak. As it’s officially 2018 and we’re merely days away from releasing the first square of the year, I have definitely worked my way through the excitement and fleeting moments of doubt all the way into crippling anxiety….

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Cat Theater 1

Before we get down to business with the first Geek-A-Long spoiler for the 2017 blanket and our Monday flash sale, we have a matter of business to settle. THE LEADERBOARDS! Leading up to the holiday weekend, we opened up the battlefield for you to fight for your favorite Marvel and DC superheroes. The Lattes & Llamas crew already choseĀ 40 of the GAL squares, which left eight for you guys to fill.

Many superheroes were nominated, but few will be memorialized in yarn. She-Hulk and Ms. Marvel (Kamala Khan) had made it onto the preliminary Leaderboard last Wednesday, but…

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The 2017 Leaderboards

I know you can’t see me rubbing my hands together and laughing menacingly, but I totally am. I’m not saying that our annual fandom smack down is my favorite thing about the Geek-A-Long, because that would be helping children first and then our community second. But, man. This is super freaking fun.

Currently, in the Geek-A-Long Ravelry group, my fellow geeks are nominating and voting for their favorite Marvel and DC superheros. Megan-Anne and I left eight blank slots for you guys to fill on the 2017 blanket, and it’s cool to read your reasons for nominating certain heroes. But,…

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